70-532 70-533 VM Workloads that are Not Supported

70-532 70-533 VM Workloads that are Not Supported

One of the more confusing requirements of the 70-532 and 70-533 exams says, talking about Virtual Machines:

Identify workloads that can and cannot be deployed

Microsoft has a web page that lists some Windows software that cannot be deployed into Azure.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2721672/microsoft-server-software-support-for-microsoft-azure-virtual-machines

Most interesting is the list of Windows features that are not supporting inside Azure. Most make sense if you think about the on-premises specific uses or things like disk encryption which Azure has it’s own version of.

Microsoft Windows Server Roles not supported:

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Server
  • Hyper-V
  • Rights Management Services
  • Windows Deployment Services

Microsoft Windows Server Features not supported:

  • BitLocker Drive Encryption (on the operating system hard disk, may be used on data disks)
  • Internet Storage Name Server
  • Multipath I/O
  • Network Load Balancing
  • Peer Name Resolution Protocol
  • RRAS
  • DirectAccess
  • SNMP Services
  • Storage Manager for SANs
  • Windows Internet Name Service
  • Wireless LAN Service